Yamaha mulling about XSR 250 launch in India: Sources

Yamaha Motor is organizing to make its quarter-liter portfolio much better in the Indian industry. Soon after the FZ 25 BS 6 and the FZS 25 BS6, the Japanese bike maker is also gearing up to introduce XSR 250 fashionable basic providing in India, people today aware of the enhancement told HT Car.

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The bike was also not too long ago noticed acquiring examined on the Indian roads hinting that Yamaha is significantly mulling above the start of the XSR 250. The bike is expected to strike the showrooms by the festive season of 2021. It will be a direct rival to the likes of the Husqvarna Svartpilen 250, Vitpilen 250 and KTM 250 Duke. As significantly as pricing goes, expect it to array somewhere between 1.60 lakh to 1.70 lakh (ex-showroom).

Goes without having expressing, in get to maintain the pricing competitive, the XSR 250 could share some of the crucial factors these kinds of as the suspension, powertrain, and other things with the present FZ25 bikes. The wheels, the box-section swingarm, as nicely as the telescopic fork are most probably to be borrowed from the present 250 cc Yamaha bike.

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Hope it to sport the similar 249cc air/oil-cooled engine from the FZ25. It is a gas-injected solitary-cylinder engine that is superior plenty of to churn out the identical 20.5 bhp of most electrical power and 20.1 Nm of peak torque. The transmission alternative is most likely to be a 5-pace gearbox. The motor may or may possibly not be tuned precisely for the XSR 250.